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Conflict Incident Report

Gunfire heard in Ain el Helweh near UNRWA schools

Date of incident: 
October 9, 2017
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Palestinian Civilians/Refugees

Gun shooting was heard on the street near UNRWA schools inside the Ain al-Hilweh camp, creating panic and fear among students in schools.  

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Classification of conflict (primary): 
Individual acts of violence
Violent incidents which do not have a specific or a known political agenda but are caused by the general proliferation of weapons, of trained and untrained soldiers or militants, by the general inefficiency of the Justice system, and past-traditions and histories of violence within society.